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== Overview ==
 
== Overview ==
   
'''C-SPAN''' (an acronym for '''Cable Satellite Public Affairs Network''') [[broadcast]]s gavel-to-gavel coverage of [[U.S. House of Representatives|House]] and [[U.S. Senate|Senate]] floor proceedings. C-SPAN also airs many committee hearings and markups and even an occasional conference committee.
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'''[http://www.c-span.org C-SPAN]''' (an acronym for '''Cable Satellite Public Affairs Network''') is a private, nonprofit company that provides [[public access]] to the political process. It [[broadcast]]s gavel-to-gavel coverage of [[U.S. House of Representatives|House]] and [[U.S. Senate|Senate]] floor proceedings. C-SPAN also airs many committee hearings and markups and even an occasional conference committee.
   
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It includes a [[searchable]] [[video library]] of hearings, floor debate, press conferences, speeches, and other types of news programs and events.
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== Sources ==
   
 
* [[Congressional Lawmaking: A Perspective On Secrecy and Transparency]], at 1.
 
* [[Congressional Lawmaking: A Perspective On Secrecy and Transparency]], at 1.
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* Ada S. Cornell, Laura A. Hanson & Michael Greene, "Legislative Research for Congressional Staff: How to Find Documents and Other Resources" 10 (Mar. 25, 2014) ([http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/R43434.pdf full-text]).
 
[[Category:Acronyms]]
 
[[Category:Acronyms]]
 
[[Category:Broadcasting]]
 
[[Category:Broadcasting]]

Revision as of 17:28, 28 March 2014

Overview

C-SPAN (an acronym for Cable Satellite Public Affairs Network) is a private, nonprofit company that provides public access to the political process. It broadcasts gavel-to-gavel coverage of House and Senate floor proceedings. C-SPAN also airs many committee hearings and markups and even an occasional conference committee.

It includes a searchable video library of hearings, floor debate, press conferences, speeches, and other types of news programs and events.

Sources